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09 April 2021

Honoring Dr. Fatima Al Rifai, Advisor for Nursing Affairs Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE NMC Secretary, Board Member of Emirates Nursing Association (ENA) and awarding her the "Abu Dhabi Prize", for her significant contributions to the development of the nursing sector over the past three decades.


02-04 Nov 2021

ICN 2021 Congress"Nursing Around the World"

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Member Emirates Nursing Association Board Member 
Advisor for Nursing Affairs, Ministry of Health and Secretary and Board member of UAE NMC 

Abu Dhabi/UAE

Holds PhD from McMaster University of Canada (2008), MSN from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (1989), BSN from Texas Women's University, Houston, Texas, USA (1979). Currently she is the Director of Nursing in/Federal Department of Nursing in Ministry of Health, U.A.E. Before that worked in Education feild for 11 years.

Other Professional Experience

  •  Member of Sigma Theta International Honor Society of Nursing

  •  Founder and member of GCC Nursing Committee

  • Member of Arab Advisory Committee for Nursing and Midwifery

  • Member of the Board of Administration of Institute of Nursing, Ministry of Health

  • Member of the Advisory Board of College of Health Sciences - Sharjah University

  • Founder member of the Emirates Nursing Association (ENA) and a member of its Administrative Board

  • She provided, as short term consultant for EMRO-WHO, Consultation to Develop National Nursing and Midwifery Strategy for the Republic of Yemen (2005) and Syrian Arab Republic (2006)